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Avadānaśataka (T. rtogs pa brjod pa brgya pa; C. Zhuanji baiyuan jing), or One Hundred Tales, is a collection of avadāna texts that is included in the Chinese Canon, the Tibetan Canon, and in a Sanskrit manuscript from Nepal.

According to Buswell, it is one of the earliest avadāna collections.[1]

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The Avadānaśataka exists in Sanskrit (the most complete manuscript being a 17th century Nepalese one); in a third century Chinese translation (撰集百緣經, Zhuanji Bai Yuan Jing, Taishō 200); and in an imperial period Tibetan translation by Devacandra and Jinamitra (gang po la sogs pa'i rtogs pa brjod pa brgya pa, Toh 343).[2]


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  1. Princeton Dict icon 166px.png Robert E. Buswell Jr., Donald S. Lopez Jr., The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism (Princeton: 2014), s.v. Avadānaśataka
  2. 84000.png The Hundred Deeds (footnote 15)